Yoruba Hymn: Ko s’ore bi Jesu Onirele – There’s not a Friend like the lowly Jesus

Yoruba Hymn: Ko s’ore bi Jesu Onirele – There’s not a Friend like the lowly Jesus

Ko s’ore bi Jesu onirele – There’s not a Friend like the lowly Jesus

 

Bible Reference: 

 

Matthew 11 vs 29 – Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. 

 

Matteu 11:29 – Ẹ gbà àjaga mi si ọrùn nyin, ki ẹ si mã kọ́ ẹkọ́ lọdọ mi; nitori oninu tutu ati onirẹlẹ ọkan li emi; ẹnyin o si ri isimi fun ọkàn nyin.

 

Ko s’ore bi Jesu onirele

 

Ko s’ore bi Jesu onirele

Ko s’okan! Ko s’okan!

Ko s’elomi to le w’okan wa san

Ko s’okan! Ko s’okan!

 

Jesu mo gbogbo idaamu wa

Yo toju wa d’opin ojo

Ko s’ore bi Jesu onirele

Ko s’okan! Ko s’okan!

 

Ko s’ore bi Re to ga ni Mimo

Ko s’okan! Ko s’okan!

Ko s’ore to tutu to n’irele

Ko s’okan! Ko sokan!

 

Ko s’akoko ti Oun ko sun mo wa

Ko s’okan! Ko s’okan!

Ko  s’oru tife Re ko tu won n’nu

Ko s’okan! Ko s’okan!

 

Eni kan ha ti r’ore yi nko ni?

Ko s’okan! Ko s’okan!

Tabe’elese ri ko ni gba oun la?

Ko s’okan! Ko s’okan!

 

Ebun kan ha wa bi Jesu fun wa?

Ko s’okan! Ko s’okan!

Yo ha ko fun wa ka nile l’orun?

Ko je ko! Ko je ko!

 

There’s not a Friend like the lowly Jesus

 

There’s not a Friend like the lowly Jesus:

No, not one! no, not one!

None else could heal all our souls’ diseases:

No, not one! no, not one!

 

Jesus knows all about our struggles;

He will guide ’til the day is done:

There’s not a Friend like the lowly Jesus:

No, not one! no, not one!

 

No friend like Him is so high and holy,

No, not one! no, not one!

And yet no friend is so meek and lowly,

No, not one! no, not one!

 

There’s not an hour that He is not near us,

No, not one! no, not one!

No night so dark, but His love can cheer us,

No, not one! no, not one!

 

Did ever saint find this Friend forsake him?

No, not one! no, not one!

Or sinner find that He would not take him?

No, not one! no, not one!

 

Was e’er a gift like the Savior given?

No, not one! no, not one!

Will He refuse us the bliss of heaven?

No, not one! no, not one!

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